Tag: algorithms

26 The bitcoin mining algorithm from a programmer's viewpoint 2013-08-11T02:29:54.640

22 How does the Kimoto Gravity Well regulate difficulty? 2014-02-06T12:04:16.813

21 How to build a bitcoin trading bot 2016-08-17T21:24:33.630

18 Looking for nonces of even numbers 2014-04-16T18:25:41.287

15 Are there algorithms that could be used for mining that resist acceleration with ASICs? 2011-09-14T00:16:12.313

13 Simple bitcoin mining algorithm 2012-03-01T09:30:40.420

13 Why can't we design a bitcoin that does useful work? 2014-01-21T04:11:26.657

10 What are the benefits of Invertible Bloom Lookup Tables for Bitcoin? 2014-09-24T18:51:46.857

9 Is there any consensus over specific improvements Bitcoin needs? 2011-09-15T22:02:57.773

9 What complexity class is Bitcoin's proof-of-work (hashcash) in? 2013-10-16T01:44:19.440

9 How is the target section of a block header calculated? 2014-03-24T06:12:34.450

8 How to calculate a hash of a Tx? 2011-12-07T22:22:26.080

8 Defense from Government Intervention 2012-08-09T03:50:14.597

7 Bitcoin protocol / algorithm scalability 2012-02-08T18:12:01.057

7 Is Quark as secure as SHA 256? 2015-05-26T01:43:08.490

7 Are bitcoin Merkle trees always binary? 2016-01-28T14:07:21.000

6 How to sign a message using Bitcoin private key? 2013-11-15T15:06:10.420

6 What are the differences between Bitcoin and Libra? 2019-06-26T13:43:58.397

5 bitcoins can use different algorithm, how and implications 2013-05-01T23:13:02.327

5 Does CPU mining become efficient as memory requirements increase? 2014-03-20T05:04:58.013

5 GPU mining strategies (algorithm) 2014-07-09T11:17:52.153

5 Does full node store all valid forks and "alternative" blocks from blockchain history? 2017-10-22T10:17:18.563

4 Can Artificial Intelligence be used to mine BitCoins faster? 2012-10-01T01:12:56.147

4 What if I create a new address and I'm given one which clashes (already exists, it is being used by other user) 2013-04-13T19:25:11.947

4 What determines SHA256 performance on different types of hardware? 2013-04-15T20:17:23.553

4 Could an algorithm be made ASIC-resistant by simply adding deterministic permutations depending on the hash of the previous block and the nonce? 2013-12-13T01:23:11.347

4 Ripple Distributed Consensus Algorithm 2014-05-12T09:51:26.693

4 Algorithmic trading python library? 2016-01-05T12:14:20.280

4 Algorithmic efficiency for transaction lookup in blockchain 2016-01-28T15:05:20.197

4 Transaction signature algorithm 2016-06-29T07:40:36.840

3 FirstBits address shortening algorithm 2011-11-29T23:27:35.313

3 Is there a guaranteed hash for every block? 2012-05-04T22:01:15.677

3 What values are hashed in the SHA-256 algorithm, and what would be the next iteration until a possible header is found? 2013-11-12T20:45:06.583

3 Bitcoin blockchain search algorithm and consistency policy 2014-03-07T06:33:31.033

3 Why can addresses be shorter than 34 bytes? 2014-03-11T21:06:30.417

3 Blockchain for internet-of-things or is there any mining algorithm that can be utilized in low-computational power devices preserving security? 2015-01-08T10:18:58.227

3 ASIC resistant PoW mechanism that generates new hash functions. How does that work? 2015-02-14T06:04:41.673

3 Why can't we expire two year old transactions? 2015-03-06T15:23:25.387

3 Why are there different mining hardware for different hashing algorithms? 2016-05-25T12:31:15.887

3 Probability of Orphaned Blocks 2017-06-14T10:08:17.097

3 What algorithm do bitcoin miners use to choose which tx to include in their block? 2017-11-02T07:36:31.053

3 Understanding what is being run through Sha256 2018-01-04T23:26:17.150

3 Implementing NiPoPoW algorithm 2018-01-16T12:26:00.413

3 Could Bitcoin be based on accounts instead, more like banks? 2018-07-30T04:43:50.980

3 Why haven't a large number of cryptocurrencies copied Primecoin's mining algorithm? 2018-09-27T15:04:07.953

2 Hash rate for litecoind is way below the one I get for bitcoind, is this normal? 2013-04-09T07:08:59.967

2 Ws2tcpip.h and winsock2.h on Window QT Wallet 2014-03-30T09:05:41.887

2 What is the algorithm behind multisignature address? 2015-05-29T16:45:37.583

2 Do transactions happen globally synchronized? 2015-09-18T07:29:58.873

2 Mining and pending events 2016-09-02T15:04:01.633

2 Crypto exchanges algorithms 2018-06-28T01:26:45.997

2 In Bitcoin, what happens if there is no viable nonce? 2020-08-01T10:11:24.220

1 Is it possible that the authors of Bitcoin have an alternative way of generating bitcoins? 2013-04-08T18:33:44.217

1 How are bitcoins put in to circulation? 2013-04-13T06:11:48.817

1 Creating a bitcoin/litecoin miner with Javascript 2013-11-21T22:40:51.433

1 Possible to temporarily reduce the supply of a cryptocurrency? 2013-12-13T01:37:35.967

1 Is difficult hashing algorithm necessary? 2014-02-11T06:29:56.930

1 what is the difference between eatch coins wallet address,what is the coin public id/salt? 2014-05-05T14:04:08.510

1 Are there any stochastically dependent proof of work algorithms? 2015-01-20T08:54:34.947

1 What is the most lightweight proof-of-work algorithm? 2015-04-28T13:07:46.020

1 Shabal256 code explanation 2015-08-29T01:49:27.893

1 Merging blockchains after algorithm change 2015-09-13T14:57:50.863

1 Get uncompressed public key from compressed form 2016-05-09T06:28:17.343

1 Hashrate comparison for multiple hash algorithms 2016-06-09T09:59:24.200

1 Bitcoin mining algorithm - target - Java 2016-07-27T19:08:54.840

1 What is the difference between X11 and X11 Ghost (Gost) 2017-03-08T14:06:36.203

1 How do Bitcoin and Litecoin compare in scalability? 2017-06-08T16:44:32.520

1 How do miners decode the input transaction? 2017-06-16T06:00:49.127

1 Why do different currencies use different units of difficulty? 2017-08-17T19:22:11.550

1 if a Bitcoin mining nounce is just 32 bits long how come is it increasingly difficult to find the winning hash? 2017-08-31T11:00:27.287

1 Why are transactions grouped into blocks? (how are new blocks-to-solve formed) 2017-10-21T15:53:26.370

1 How is Ethash a 'memory hard' algorithm if it utilizes peak GPU memory bandwidth? 2018-02-07T09:04:52.407

1 What happens if I use same k twice in DSA algorithm? 2018-08-31T06:47:14.247

1 What is the difference between BFT and PBFT 2019-05-25T13:07:14.143

1 Is verification of a blockchain computationally cheaper than recreating it? 2019-08-03T15:50:24.880

1 What is the optimal way to increment extranonce? 2020-06-17T10:43:46.130

1 Why do we need 2F prepare certificates instead of just F+1 in PBFT? 2020-07-19T08:28:43.403

0 What parameters are used to calculate the challenge string during bitcoin mining (blockchain creation)? 2014-01-20T19:37:09.763

0 Two identical transactions and hashes in Block Hashing algorithm 2015-04-30T00:02:56.403

0 Does Bytecoin use SHA-256? 2016-02-20T07:55:59.360

0 Own bitcoin pool miner algorithm 2016-06-22T18:44:24.180

0 Nicehash autoselected algorithm with very high difficulty 2017-09-17T06:25:24.403

0 Does the 100+ GB blockchain database contain every transaction? 2017-10-11T11:41:17.707

0 How bitcoin protocol checks transaction is valid (in particular that inputs are unspent)? 2017-10-21T12:41:59.797

0 At which point and how does the miner who successfully solved hash get coins? 2017-10-21T19:31:56.123

0 How an order fulfillment works 2018-01-13T03:29:43.727

0 which cryptocurrency using Slasher algorithm for Proof of Stake mining process? 2018-01-24T11:23:03.503

0 Difference between scrypt and sha-256 mining? 2018-01-26T09:10:22.120

0 Can the Antminer S3 mine Bitcoin using Blake2s algorithm? 2018-02-04T13:36:27.670

0 Why do I keep getting a connection lost error in Nicehash Bitcoin mining 2018-03-11T09:21:47.153

0 How to return Tx to mem pool from orphan block 2018-04-10T10:52:18.920

0 Is the whole idea of proof of work or proof of stake quite unnecessary and superfluous for cyptocurrencies? 2018-04-11T06:36:05.823

0 How many transactions per second can blake2s algorithm can handle? 2018-04-12T09:36:50.427

0 How can I check what mining algorithm does an altcoin use? 2018-06-17T21:09:29.197

0 I want to know how I can express a phenomenon found in Merkle Trees mathematically 2018-07-24T03:35:13.160

0 what happens when their is a bicoin algorithm half? 2018-11-26T19:12:40.557

0 In Bitcoin source code, where is the mining algorithm located? 2020-05-06T13:09:48.617

0 Why is SHA-256 mining secure? 2021-02-25T00:10:15.253

-3 Any attack vector for Proof of Witness? 2018-03-09T01:08:08.370